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Interstate 690

Interstate 690

Interstate 690 (I-690) is an auxiliary Interstate Highway that extends for 14.19 miles (22.84 km) through the vicinity of Syracuse, New York, in the United States. It is a spur of I-90 (here part of the New York State Thruway) that travels southeast from Thruway exit 39 in Van Buren to I-481 in DeWitt. In between, I-690 passes through the western suburbs of Syracuse before heading east through the city itself, where it meets I-81 in downtown Syracuse. The expressway continues n...
Taganrog

Taganrog

Taganrog (Russian: Таганрог; IPA: [təɡɐnˈrok]) is a port city in Rostov Oblast, Russia, located on the north shore of the Taganrog Bay (Sea of Azov), several kilometers west of the mouth of the Don River. Population: 257,681 (2010 Census); 281,947 (2002 Census); 291,622 (1989 Census).The history of the city goes back to late Bronze Age–early Iron Age (between the 20th and 10th centuries BC). It was the earliest Greek settlement in the Northern-Western Black Sea Region, and was mentioned ...
Cerebral shunt

Cerebral shunt

Cerebral shunts are commonly used to treat hydrocephalus, the swelling of the brain due to excess buildup of cerebrospinal fluid (CSF). If left unchecked, the cerebrospinal fluid can build up leading to an increase in intracranial pressure (ICP) which can lead to intracranial hematoma, cerebral edema, crushed brain tissue or herniation. The cerebral shunt can be used to alleviate or prevent these problems in patients who suffer from hydrocephalus or other related diseases. Shunts can come in ...
Battle of Campo Tenese

Battle of Campo Tenese

The Battle of Campo Tenese (10 March 1806) saw two divisions of the Imperial French Army of Naples led by Jean Reynier attack the left wing of the Royal Neapolitan Army under Roger de Damas. Though the defenders were protected by field fortifications, a French frontal attack combined with a turning movement rapidly overran the position and routed the Neapolitans with heavy losses. The action occurred at Campotenese, a little mountain village in the municipality of Morano Calabro in the north ...

Marti Kheel

Marti Kheel (August 25, 1948 – November 19, 2011) was a vegan ecofeminist activist scholar credited with founding Feminists for Animal Rights (FAR) in California in 1982. She authored several books in deep ecology and ecofeminism, including Nature Ethics: An Ecofeminist Perspective, and several widely cited articles in college courses and related scholarship, such as "The Liberation of Nature: A Circular Affair", "From Heroic to Holistic Ethics: The Ecofeminist Challenge", and "From Healing H...
Tropical Storm Helene (2000)

Tropical Storm Helene (2000)

Tropical Storm Helene was a long-lived tropical cyclone that oscillated for ten days between a tropical wave and a 70 mph (110 km/h) tropical storm. It was the twelfth tropical cyclone and eighth tropical storm of the 2000 Atlantic hurricane season, forming on September 15 east of the Windward Islands. After degenerating into a tropical wave, the system produced flooding and mudslides in Puerto Rico. It reformed into a tropical depression on September 19 south of Cuba, and crossed t...
American Soccer League (1933–83)

American Soccer League (1933–83)

The American Soccer League has been a name used by four different professional soccer sports leagues in the United States. The second American Soccer League was established in summer 1933 following the collapse of the original American Soccer League, which lasted from 1921 until spring 1933. The new league was created on a smaller scale and with smaller budgets. This league existed until over-expansion and financial limitations led to its collapse in 1983. A successor league with the same nam...
MeetYourMakers

MeetYourMakers

MeetYourMakers (MYM or mYm) is an esports organization based in Germany. It competes in League of Legends (LoL), Dota 2, StarCraft II, and Hearthstone: Heroes of Warcraft. MYM was founded in 2001.MYM dropped their WarCraft III team in 2009.In July 2015 MeetYourMakers was involved in an incident where the team manager threatened to take Marcin "Kori" Wolski's house away as a result of his leaving the team. After the dissolution of their previous LoL team they acquired League of Legends Champio...
Sulla's first civil war

Sulla's first civil war

Sulla's first civil war was one of a series of civil wars in ancient Rome, between Gaius Marius and Sulla, between 88 and 87 BC.The Social War (91–88 BC) was fought against the Socii, Roman allies in Italy, and was the result of Rome's intransigence in regarding the civil liberties of its own citizens (Romans) as superior to those of the citizens of the rest of Italy. Subjects of the Roman Republic, these Italian provincials might be called to arms in its defence or might be subjected to extr...
Dietikon

Dietikon

Dietikon is the fifth biggest city of the canton of Zürich in Switzerland, after Zürich, Winterthur, Uster and Dübendorf. It is the capital of the same-named district of Dietikon and part of the Zürich metropolitan area.The industrial city Dietikon is situated at an altitude of 388 m (1,273 ft) at the confluence of the Reppisch and the Limmat, located in the Limmat Valley (German: Limmattal), along the railway line from Zürich to Baden. Here and in the neighboring region, Spreitenba...
Thermal barrier coating

Thermal barrier coating

Thermal barrier coatings (TBC) are highly advanced materials systems usually applied to metallic surfaces, such as on gas turbine or aero-engine parts, operating at elevated temperatures, as a form of exhaust heat management. These 100μm to 2mm coatings serve to insulate components from large and prolonged heat loads by utilizing thermally insulating materials which can sustain an appreciable temperature difference between the load-bearing alloys and the coating surface. In doing so, these co...
Danny Boyle

Danny Boyle

Daniel "Danny" Boyle (born 20 October 1956) is an English film director, producer, screenwriter and theatre director, known for his work on films such as Shallow Grave, Trainspotting, The Beach, 28 Days Later, Slumdog Millionaire, Sunshine, and 127 Hours. Boyle's 2008 film Slumdog Millionaire was nominated for 10 Academy Awards and won 8, including the Academy Award for Best Director. Boyle was presented with the Extraordinary Contribution to Filmmaking Award at the 2008 Austin Film Festival,...
Four Thirds system

Four Thirds system

The Four Thirds System is a standard created by Olympus and Eastman Kodak for digital single-lens reflex camera (DSLR) and mirrorless camera design and development.The system provides a standard that, with digital cameras and lenses available from multiple manufacturers, allows for the interchange of lenses and bodies from different manufacturers. U.S. Patent 6,910,814 seems to cover the standard. Proponents describe it as an open standard, but companies may only use it under a non-disclosure...
1988–89 Segunda División B

1988–89 Segunda División B

The 1988–89 Segunda División B season saw 80 teams participate in the third flight Spanish league.

List of Superfund sites in Michigan

This is a list of Superfund sites in Michigan designated under the Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation, and Liability Act (CERCLA) environmental law. The CERCLA federal law of 1980 authorized the United States Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to create a list of polluted locations requiring a long-term response to clean up hazardous material contaminations. These locations are known as Superfund sites, and are placed on the National Priorities List (NPL). The NPL guides th...
Ilia Chavchavadze

Ilia Chavchavadze

Prince Ilia Chavchavadze (Georgian: ილია ჭავჭავაძე; 8 November 1837 — 12 September 1907) was a Georgian writer, political figure, poet, and publisher who spearheaded the revival of the Georgian national movement in the second half of the 19th century, during the Russian rule of Georgia. He is Georgia's "most universally revered hero."Inspired by the contemporary liberal movements in Europe, as a writer and a public figure, Chavchavadze directed much of his efforts toward awakening national id...
Sky Is the Limit

Sky Is the Limit

Sky Is the Limit is the seventh studio album published by the Swiss DJ / producer DJ Antoine, released on 25 January 2013. The first single released from the album is "Bella Vita". The second was All I Live For and the third Sky Is the Limit.DJ Antoine announced the first time on 22 November 2012 on his official YouTube channel announced that he will release on 25 January 2013 a new album. Not at all songs the guest musicians or singers are given. The Swiss singer Maury, who sang hits like Al...
Basque parliamentary election, 1994

Basque parliamentary election, 1994

José Antonio ArdanzaEAJ-PNVThe 1994 Basque parliamentary election was held on Sunday, 23 October 1994, to elect the 5th Basque Parliament, the regional legislature of the Spanish autonomous community of the Basque Country. At stake were all 75 seats in the Parliament, determining the Lehendakari (President of the Basque Country).The Basque Nationalist Party (EAJ-PNV) won 22 seats, the Socialist Party of the Basque Country (PSE-PSOE) came second with 12 seats, People's Unity (HB) and the Peopl...
Not Fade Away (song)

Not Fade Away (song)

"Not Fade Away" is a song credited to Buddy Holly (originally under his first and middle names, Charles Hardin) and Norman Petty (although Petty's co-writing credit is likely to have been a formality) and first recorded by Holly and his band, the Crickets.Holly and the Crickets recorded the song in Clovis, New Mexico, on May 27, 1957, the same day the song "Everyday" was recorded. The rhythmic pattern of "Not Fade Away" is a variant of the Bo Diddley beat, with the second stress occurring on ...
Archibald Douglas, 4th Earl of Douglas

Archibald Douglas, 4th Earl of Douglas

Archibald Douglas, Duke of Touraine, Earl of Douglas, Earl of Wigtown, Lord of Annandale, Lord of Galloway, Lord of Bothwell, and 13th Lord of Douglas (1372–1424), was a Scottish nobleman and warlord. He is sometimes given the epithet "Tyneman" (Old Scots: Loser), but this may be a reference to his great-uncle Sir Archibald Douglas.The eldest legitimate son of Archibald Douglas, 3rd Earl of Douglas and Joanna de Moravia of Bothwell, he was born either at Threave Castle or at Bothwell Castle c...
Ruslan Gelayev

Ruslan Gelayev

Ruslan (Hamzat) Gelayev (Russian: Руслан (Хамзат) Гелаев) (1964 – February 28, 2004) was a prominent commander in the Chechen separatist movement against Russia, in which he played a significant, yet controversial, military and political role in the 1990s and early 2000s. Gelayev was commonly viewed as an abrek and a well-respected, ruthless fighter. His operations spread well beyond the borders of Chechnya and even outside the Russian Federation and into Georgia. He was killed while leading ...
1972 Belgian Grand Prix

1972 Belgian Grand Prix

The 1972 Belgian Grand Prix was a Formula One race held at Nivelles on June 4, 1972.
CD Cerveira

CD Cerveira

Clube Desportivo de Cerveira (abbreviated as CD Cerveira) is a Portuguese football club based in Vila Nova de Cerveira in the district of Viana do Castelo.CD Cerveira currently plays in the Terceira Divisão Série A which is the fourth tier of Portuguese football. The club was founded in 1972 and they play their home matches at the Estádio Municipal Rafael Pedreira in Vila Nova de Cerveira. The stadium is able to accommodate 2,500 spectators.The club is affiliated to Associação de Futebol de V...
Fergus, Ontario

Fergus, Ontario

Fergus (2011 population 19,126) is the largest community in Centre Wellington, a township within Wellington County in Ontario, Canada. It lies on the Grand River about 25 km north of Guelph.The first settlers to this area were freed slaves who formed what was known as the Pierpoint Settlement, named after their leader, Richard Pierpoint. Along with a half dozen other men, Pierpoint was granted land in Garafraxa Township somewhere around what is now Scotland Street in Fergus.In 1833, just...
Wongwian Yai

Wongwian Yai

Wongwian Yai, also spelled "Wong Wian Yai" or "Wongwien Yai" (Thai: วงเวียนใหญ่), is a large roundabout (traffic circle) in Thon Buri, western bank of the Chao Phraya River in Bangkok, Thailand, where the Statue of King Taksin is situated. It is located in the district of Thon Buri and Khlong San in the centre of Bangkok, at the intersection of Prajadhipok/Inthara Phithak/Lat Ya/Somdet Phra Chao Taksin Roads. Nearby there is Wongwian Yai Station, historical commuter railway terminal to Mahach...
Taekwondo at the 2007 Southeast Asian Games

Taekwondo at the 2007 Southeast Asian Games

Taekwondo at the 2007 Southeast Asian Games were held in the Auditorium, Wongchawalitkul University, Nakhon Ratchasima, Thailand
Flyglobespan

Flyglobespan

Flyglobespan was a British low-cost airline based in Edinburgh, Scotland. It operated scheduled services from five airports across the UK and Ireland to destinations in Europe, North America, North Africa and South Africa. Its main bases were Glasgow International Airport, Edinburgh Airport and Aberdeen Airport. The airline's slogan was "Award-winning airline". It went into administration due to financial problems and the airline declared bankruptcy on 16 December 2009. Because of the adminis...

List of communes of the Province of Bergamo

This is a list of municipalities (comuni) of the Italian province of Bergamo.
1968 Boston Patriots season

1968 Boston Patriots season

The Boston Patriots finished the American Football League's 1968 season with a record of four wins and ten losses, and finished fourth in the AFL's Eastern Division. The Patriots played their final season of home games at Fenway Park before moving to Alumni Stadium on the campus of Boston College for the following season.Head CoachesOffensive CoachesDefensive CoachesNote: Tie games were not officially counted in the standings until 1972.RosterAll of the following players appeared in at least ...
Train of Life

Train of Life

Train of Life (in French Train de vie; in Romanian Trenul vieţii) is a 1998 tragicomedy film by France, Belgium, Netherlands, Israel and Romania made in the French language. It tells the story of an eastern European Jewish village's plan to escape the Holocaust.The film starts off with a man, named Schlomo (Lionel Abelanski), running crazily through a forest, with his voice playing in the background, saying that he has seen the horror of the Nazis in a nearby town, and he must tell the others...
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